NJ dealer charged with selling storm-damaged cars - FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston

Superstorm Sandy

NJ dealer charged with selling storm-damaged cars

Posted: Updated:
The intersection of First Avenue and Brielle Road in Manasquan, N.J. The intersection of First Avenue and Brielle Road in Manasquan, N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The operator of a used car dealership in Middlesex County has been charged with others in an alleged scheme to sell vehicles that were damaged in Superstorm Sandy.

The attorney general's office said Friday that the operator of D&D dealership in Old Bridge allegedly conspired with others to create fraudulent titles for storm-damaged vehicles.

A State Motor Vehicle Commission technician and two employees of the dealership were previously charged in the alleged criminal scheme.

A woman who answered the phone at the dealership said they had no comment.

Prosecutors say from February through July, the defendants allegedly acquired eight storm-damaged vehicles that were auctioned by an insurance company for parts only.

Hoffman says the defendants allegedly had fake titles issued for the vehicles, and sold them to unsuspecting customers.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:50:36 GMT
    Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
  • 2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:14:38 GMT
    (File)(File)
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
  • Miss America attempts to buff Atlantic City's image

    Miss America to buff Atlantic City's image

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:59:11 GMT
    (Miss America Pageant)(Miss America Pageant)
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
  • LocalMore>>

  • Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

    Vikings miss Peterson in 30-7 loss to Patriots

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:10:54 GMT
    Adrian Peterson did not accompany the Minnesota Vikings to the stadium on Sunday for the game against the New England Patriots. The star running back is keeping his distance in the wake of child abuse charges that...
    The face of the franchise was nowhere to be found as the Minnesota Vikings flailed away against the New England Patriots on Sunday, and it's not clear when, if ever, Adrian Peterson will rejoin them.
  • Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

    Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

    Sunday, September 14 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-09-14 05:09:43 GMT
    Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died at age 75.
    By CHARLES J. GANS Associated Press Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died. He was 75.
  • 100 Seized animals arrive at the SPCA

    100 Seized animals arrive at the SPCA

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:23:45 GMT
    They didn't ask to be here. They didn't ask to be packed into these wet and filthy kennels. Who knows how long they would've been here if someone hadn't spoken up"We basically had a complaint made by the neighbors. We investigated the complaint and found large number of animals." said Lt. Marshall Settegast with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.A large number of very large animals. These are Irish wolfhounds, the tallest of all the breeds. They found seventy-three of them plus a number o...
    They didn't ask to be here. They didn't ask to be packed into these wet and filthy kennels. Who knows how long they would've been here if someone hadn't spoken up"We basically had a complaint made by the neighbors. We investigated the complaint and found large number of animals." said Lt. Marshall Settegast with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.A large number of very large animals. These are Irish wolfhounds, the tallest of all the breeds. They found seventy-three of them plus a number o...
Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices